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Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 12:00 am
 While a panel of state legislators acted quickly to pick a replacement for retiring Illinois Auditor General Bill Holland (see article this page), another high-level investigative office in stat
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:00 am
 Folks who work in prisons aren’t supposed to be criminals. And then there is Dr. Arthur Davida, erstwhile medical director at Stateville Correctional Center. Davida was once in private practic
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:00 am
Springfield’s decades-old proposal to build a second lake remains a distant prospect, but the city is moving ahead with land acquisitions nonetheless. On Aug. 18, the Springfield City Council approv
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:00 am
What do Leonardo da Vinci, Freda Kahlo and George Washington Carver have in common? All were either gay or bisexual, and the world would be a lesser place if they’d never lived. To honor them and do
Cap City
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:00 am
Springfield’s municipal utility may have found a way out of the financial hole its electricity division has been stuck in for years. Springfield mayor Jim Langfelder and City Water, Light and Power
Cap City
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:00 am
We confess that we were growing a bit worried. Tuesday was the deadline for Attorney General Lisa Madigan to order Gov. Bruce Rauner to turn over copies of his appointment calendar requested last spri
Cap City
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:00 am
Remember those nifty faux bricks on State Street we wrote about recently? They were mighty hard to see on Tuesday when a rainstorm, relatively mild as Springfield downpours go, made the street made fr
Cap City
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:00 am
 It’s been a long road for the Access 4 Christian Producers, but they’ve finally reached home. As the name suggests, A4CP is a group of Christian producers who make television shows on Spring
Cap City
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:00 am
Remember Timmy Lynch? He’s the little boy from Springfield whose dream came true two years ago when country superstar Brad Paisley tossed his hat to the tyke during a concert at Prairie Capital Conv
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Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12:00 am
For 10 years running, the Springfield-based LGBT group Coalition of Rainbow Alliances (CORAL) has won an award in the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade for their impressive floats. They’ve become


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